The trailer for Will Ferrell’s Spanish-language comedy Casa de mi Padre (translated House of My Father) has quietly surfaced online. Starring Ferrell, Gael Garcia Bernal, Diego Luna, Efren Ramirez, and Genesis Rodriguez, the film is directed by Matt Piedmont from a script by Andrew Steele. We let you know back in January that Casa de mi Padre tells the story of Armando (Ferrell) and the misadventures he undergoes while simultaneously attempting to save his father’s farm/fend off feared Mexican drug lord Onza (Bernal). The English-subtitled trailer delivers hints of that premise while also promising plenty of “slaps!” and “special effects!”
Hit the jump to check out the trailer for yourself. Casa de mi Padre is currently eyeing an unspecified 2011 release.
Here’s the trailer:
Here’s the synopsis we received for Casa de mi Padre back in January (then known as Untitled Spanish Comedy):
This movie is currently called UNTITLED SPANISH COMEDY and stars Will Ferrell, Gael Garcia Bernal (The Motorcycle Diaries), DIEGO LUNA (The Terminal) and GENESIS RODRIGUEZ (TV’s Entourage & “Dona Barbara”) Armando Alvarez (Will Ferrell) has lived and worked on his father’s ranch in Mexico his entire life. As the ranch encounters financial difficulties, Armando’s younger brother Raul (Diego Luna), shows up with his new fiance, Sonia (Genesis Rodriguez). It seems that Raul’s success as an international businessman means the ranch’s troubles are over as he pledges to settle all debts his father has incurred. But when Armando falls for Sonia, and Raul’s business dealings turn out to be less than legit, all hell breaks loose as they find themselves in a war with Mexico’s most feared drug lord, the mighty Onza (Gael Garcia Bernal)…